The first form of the Jockey Hat appeared in the 17th century It was usually made from black velvet with peak or visor and a hatband fastened at the front with a buckle . A Jockey hat is normally the headgear that jockeys wear in the sport of horse racing. The modern horse racing jockey hat forms part is the jockey’s “silks” (racing colours). The modern cap is worn over the protective equestrian helmet. Horse racing jockeys started wearing a lighter version of the initial design during the 19th century.
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The chemo headwear version of this slouchy jockey hat is made individually by hand. A low cut hides your “hairline” and covers the ears. The peak size is not to big, making it suitable for indoor wear, but also provides cover for the outdoor sun.
The caps are made from scuba material. Scuba is the fashion variety of the well known Neoprene material (also known as Chloroprene rubber). A double knit fabric that is normally a poly which has been mixed with Lycra or Spandex. It has a very smooth texture and a fine gauge thread. Scuba fabric is very springy. The hats are therefor soft, stretchy, comfortable, fuss-free, non-slip and ready to wear. An elastic in the back of the cap ensures that if one size fits most people.
More often than not cancer treatments like radiation and chemotherapy causes hair loss. However, who does not want to feel beautiful all the time!? It is a look for the sporty and sassy warrior out there. A great fit for casual wear and a must have for the summer!
These hats are also suitable for alopecia sufferers. Also a comfortable edition if your hair are thinning, before they fall out completely. Likewise, every and any body that loves these hats can wear them!
Also have a look at our pink sporty cap for summer: https://hatsbylori.co.za/product/pink-sporty-cap/